People helping people. That's what giving to hospice care is all about. If you have a passion for caring for others, and if you're looking for a way to make a difference in people's lives, consider becoming a hospice volunteer.
Hospice gives patients who are facing a life-limiting illness the freedom to live ALL the days of their lives by offering comfort, dignity and quality of life. As a hospice volunteer, and an important part of our hospice care team, you can help improve the quality of life for our patients, as well as their families and caregivers.
Direct Patient Care Volunteers can make a difference in a variety of ways:
Activities with Patients:
Reading and writing letters
Playing chess, cards or board games
Knitting, scrapbooking and other craft projects
Participating in pet therapy
Providing support at time of death
Arranging donated flowers
Delivering hand-made blankets and quilts
Assisting with letter writing
Providing respite for caregiver
Participating in memorial services
Offering companionship to loved ones
Administrative Hospice Volunteers may help in the following ways:
Answer phones in hospice office
Assist with patient and family mailings
Filing and assisting the Bereavement and Volunteer Programs with administrative tasks as needed
Amedisys Hospice partners with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization to offer the We Honor Veterans program to our veteran patients and their families. This program aims to pair recruited Veteran Volunteers with hospice patients who have been identified as Veterans.
Currently, Amedisys Inc., Garner office, serves hospice patients in the following counties: Wake, Durham, Johnson, Harnett, Lee, Orange, Chatham, Wilson, Wayne, Nash and Duplin.
Time is valuable, and at the end of life, every moment counts. Consider giving some of your time to make others' lives brighter. You may find that your life becomes brighter too.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About Amedisys Hospice
220 New Fidelity Ct., Garner, NC 27529, US
Our Mission: To provide patient-centered care everyday and be the leading healthcare at home team in the communities we serve.
Our Core Beliefs: The Amedisys SPIRIT
Service - Remember why we are here Passion - Care and serve from the heart Integrity - Do the right thing, always Respect - Communicate openly and honestly Innovation - Influence and embrace change Talent - Invest in personal and professional growth
Health & Medicine
Veterans & Military Families
We'll work with your schedule.
220 New Fidelity Ct.Garner, NC27529
January 15, 2021
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
1-2 hours a week
Initial 2-step TB test to be updated yearly; if age 17 and younger, must have an adult present